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Lawsuit Filed against Target for Inaccessible Site

A student from UC Berkeley who is blind is suing Target because its Web site isn’t usable for those who can’t see. The student says the site is missing the alt attribute and uses image maps to go to other parts of the site that people with sight impairments can’t use. This could be the …

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Statistics on Hearing Problems

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD) has published statistics that provide insight into who has a hearing disorder. Here is what the organization has reported: Hearing loss is greater in men. Almost 12 percent of men who are 65 to 74 years of age are affected by tinnitus. Tinnitus is identified more …

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